Sep 19, 2010 6:30pm EDT
, are creating quite a controversy, and they have filed with the u.s. supreme court. richard reeve is live. >> the attorney for her once the high court to take a look. it is a fascinating case of murder for hire dating back to 2002. the death row inmate has just days to live now. she is scheduled to die by lethal injection on thursday. but she is as evil a person as i have ever met. -- >> she is as evil a person as i have ever met. >> she is accused of masterminding the death of two people. >> i am sorry for all of the people i have heard. >> authorities say she planned the killings in order to collect $250,000 in insurance money. she talked about her request for clemency and life sentence. >> how sorry i really am. this happened to people i love very much. >> she did not shoot the two victims. still, she paid a woman and an accomplice money to fire the fatal shots. >> the death penalty should be reserved for the worst of the worst, in she is nowhere near that. >> -- and she is nowhere near that. >> one man who later committed suicide said it was he who wrote -- he who planned the murders.
Sep 5, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. >> residents tell us that work has been going on in this apartment complex for the past two weeks, and this is the site of where it happens, where they were doing foundation work -- where it happened. a very dramatic scene. a frightening situation at the regency apartments this afternoon. authorities say just before noon, construction workers were doing some foundation work outside one building when it collapsed on one of the men. >> somebody just fell down. >> officials believe it to be six or 7 feet below. firefighters quickly secured the ground as they tried to free the man from the loose dirt that buried him. >> we were getting enough of the dirt pile away. >> it was a lot of just digging. >> firefighters began treating the man, said to be in his 50s, with oxygen. finally, after two hours, he was pulled out of the trench conscious but in critical condition. the man was flown to baltimore shock trauma. at last check, he is said to be in stable but critical condition. reporting live, brianne carter, abc7 news. >> still no word on what caused a fire that started around 5:00 this
Sep 26, 2010 6:30pm EDT
bones were broken. maybe she was bringing food to us. >> they say there would be little question the driver realize the eventually someone was hurt. meantime, those who live here say this is dangerous and only getting worse. >> if i hit somebody, i stopped. the best thing to do is stop, but the guy did not stop. goo>> investigators say the hunt continues. while police have not identified the woman, they say she lives right here on the block and that she was visiting a friend just across the street at the time of the accident. >> thanks a lot. fire that ripped through a strip mall caused an estimated $1 million worth of damage. this broke out yesterday afternoon. the businesses in pactiv included a deli, a hair salon, and an insurance -- the businesses affected included a deli, a hair salon, and an insurance office. >>> investigators are searching for a bank robber. they say the robber walked into the bank, pointed a gun at the teller, and demanded cash. officials are not saying how much money. anybody with information is asked to call police. we are on storm watch tonight. we hav
Sep 12, 2010 6:30pm EDT
, and only one worker was involved. they are turning over information about the gift cards to the u.s. attorney's office. reporting live, richard reeve, abc7 news. >>> today, tea party supporters brought their message to washington. >> no more obama! >> they marched to the capital for their second annual 9/12 march. they wanted to make their message clear before the midterm election, advocating lower taxes. >>> and house minority leader john boehner says they also want to rein in spending. he said he would support president obama's plan to extend the tax cuts only for the middle-class and not the wealthy. >> i think that is bad policy. i do not think that is going to help our economy. we have got to cut spending. if we cut spending, we will help our economy. >> john boehner says he supports a rolling back government spending to the levels of 2008, which he says are 22% lower than the current rate. >>> we finally got some much- needed rain today, and meteorologist steve rudin has the answer about rain for the redskins game. >> for the upcoming football game this evening, the kickoff ju